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UN Call for Ceasefire in Israel Goes Unheeded

Welcome to #theBrief, the four stories to know about right now—from the editors of TIME

Here are the stories TIME is watching this Monday, July 14.

Israel warns Palestinians of impending attacks, but ignores the UN’s call for a ceasefire and continues to launch airstrikes against Hamas in Gaza — as rocket fire at Israel goes on almost unabated.

Citigroup settled with the Department of Justice for $7 billion over subprime mortgage deals that helped create the 2008 financial crisis.

Colorado and Washington may have legalized weed, but employers are still able to fire employees who light up in their spare time.

And finally, LeBron James made news twice in one weekend. After committing to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the basketball megastar filmed a streaker at the World Cup final and posted it to Instagram.

The Brief is published daily on weekdays.

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